Cordell & Cordell Attorney William Phelan Named Rising Star

Cordell & Cordell Attorney William Phelan Named Rising Star

super-lawyers-300x160-300x160Cordell & Cordell attorney William J. Phelan, IV was named to the 2015 Washington, D.C., Rising Stars list for family law attorneys by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business.

Mr. Phelan was selected to be on this list for the second time.

Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Philadelphia divorce attorney William Phelan

Philadelphia divorce attorney William Phelan

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Mr. Phelan, who is an associate attorney in the Philadelphia office, has also been recognized on the list of Who’s Who Among Law Professionals (Montclair) from 2010-12 and won the G.P. Smith Award for Exceptional Dedication to Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy.

The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

Lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys who are 40 years old or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less, and who they have personally observed in action.

About Shawn Garrison

Shawn Garrison is an Online Editor for Lexicon, focusing on subjects related to the legal services of customers, Cordell & Cordell and Cordell & Cordell UK. He has written countless pieces dealing with the unique child custody and divorce issues that men and fathers face. Through his work on CordellCordell.com, CordellCordell.co.uk, and DadsDivorce.com, Mr. Garrison has become an authority on the complexities of the legal experience and was a content creator for the YouTube series “Dad’s Divorce Live” and additional videos on both the Dad’s Divorce and Cordell & Cordell YouTube channels.

Mr. Garrison has managed the sites of these customers, and fostered the creation of several of their features, including the Cordell & Cordell attorney and office pages, the Dad’s Divorce Newsletter, and the Cordell & Cordell newsletter.